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FIRST 1000 MOST CRITICAL DAYS PROGRAM (MCDP)- A LIFE CHANGER!

The First 1000 Most Critical Days Program (MCDP) has turned around the life of Joyce Nsofwa, a 49 year old local fish farmer

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Double cost of malnutrition: Africa losing 25 billion dollars annually—AfDB

By Friday Phiri, NAIS

Ahmedabad, India

23rd May 2017

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the cost of malnutrition is too huge for Africa to ignore.

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Second National Agricultural Policy - 2020


Extension service delivery remains challenge in Zambia and in the long-run has slowed the access and adoption of new technologies by smallholder farmers.

 

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Zambia’s Economic outlook, positive—African Economic Outlook report 2017

By Friday Phiri, NAIS

Ahmedabad, India  

 Zambia’s economy is expected to grow by 4.2 percent this year and 4.5 percent next year, according to the African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2017 released on Monday, 22 May 2017, at the African Development Bank Group’s 52nd Annual Meetings.

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Government has so far spent K604 Million towards the e-voucher Programme

Government has so far spent K604 Million towards the e-voucher Programme. And government has said it will blacklist all agro dealers that have formed cartels to inflate input prices aimed at exhausting the money in the farmers’ e-voucher cards.

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2016/2017 CROP FORECAST SURVEY BY HON. DORA SILIYA, MP MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN

IT IS MY PLEASURE TO ANNOUNCE TO THE NATION, THE COUNTRY’S ESTIMATED CROP PRODUCTION FOR THE 2016/2017 AGRICULTURAL SEASON AS WELL AS THE COUNTRY’S NATIONAL FOOD BALANCE FOR THE MARKETING SEASON COVERING THE PERIOD 1ST MAY 2017 TO 30TH APRIL 2018.

 

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Call for nutritious meals

Harvestplus in partnership with Ministry of Agriculture has trained agricultural extension officers in Pro-Vitamin A Orange Maize with the view of reducing malnutrition levels among the farming community.

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TALKING NOTES - FISP E-VOUCHER

 I WISH TO WELCOME YOU ALL TO THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION SHARING EVENT.  THIS BREAKFAST MEETING HAS BEEN CALLED TO SHARE INFORMATION ON PROGRESS MADE IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE E-VOUCHER SYSTEM FOR THE 2017/2018 AGRICULTURAL SEASON.

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Crop Forecast

National Food Balance for Zambia for the 2013/2014 Agricultural Marketing Season

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